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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Norwalk, CT, this page will provide added resources for your quest. Read on for specific local information about hysterectomy, surgery options, doctors, hospitals, patient testimonies and more from HysterSisters.com members.
What is a hysterectomy?
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, otherwise known as the womb. Rarely is a hysterectomy an emergency surgery. There is usually considerable time to research and explore options for discussions with your personal surgeon.
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Most importantly, if you have been told you need a hysterectomy and you have explored the alternative treatments for your diagnosis, there is important information you need to know.
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Your first decision - What type of hysterectomy is best for you?
Different types of hysterectomy are tailored to a specific set of health needs and surgeon skills. With today's advancing technology and experienced surgeons, most women are candidates for minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery typically allows for faster recovery and fewer complications. Vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and robotic hysterectomy are examples of minimally invasive hysterectomy options.
Ask your surgeon: Am I a candidate for minimally invasive hysterectomy? If the answer is no, ask "Why not?". Seek a second opinion of a specialized GYN surgeon for additional surgery options.
Read more about the different hysterectomy types:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
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| ||Steven Jay FLEISCHMAN MD.|
New Haven, CT
Suggestion by Deirdre K. :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Fleischman for the past 5 years. I have (had) uterine fibroids which caused me much discomfort and Dr. Fleischman has listened and recommended options always leaving the...(Read More)
| ||Kenneth Paul BLAU MD.|
Suggestion by Pamela P :
"I have had Dr. Blau as my Dr for many years . He delivered my twins !! I also had to have a hysterectomey on Feb 24th 09. He takes the time to listen and is a wonderful Dr and surgeon....(Read More)
| ||Anita T PETRUZZELLI MD.|
Suggestion by Leslie M :
"Knowledgable caring compassionate. Takes the time to review with you life changes updates. Listens! Takes the time to explains either in answer to your questions or about what/why she is recommend...(Read More)
| ||Howard SIMMON MD.|
Suggestion by eeyoretigg :
"Atfer years of another Dr. ignoring my pain and not wanting to even test for probems I was recomended to see Dr. Howard Simmons of County OB-GYN. He listened he asked questions cared about what up...(Read More)
| ||Carolýne FILOR MD.|
Suggestion by ALISON M :
"Had a Davinci Hysterectomy with this Dr. She was very informative before and after surgery. Very friendly and made the whole experience easy and comfortable for me. 5 stars all round....(Read More)
| ||Elizabeth HUNG MD.|
Suggestion by Alfie :
"Dr. Elizabeth Hung is a doctor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is wonderful. She was very prompt friendly curteous upbeat and open with her care. She delivered my baby flawlessly. Since then...(Read More)
| ||Tracy E BRENNAN MD.|
Suggestion by Terri D :
"Dr. Brennan and her staff (as well as the others in her practice) are wonderful! She really cares about her patients and helped me get through some very difficult situations. She makes you feel more...(Read More)
HysterSisters Recommends Get a Second Opinion
Get a Second Opinion - ALWAYS!
HysterSisters recommends that you get more than one opinion when your doctor suggests a hysterectomy. You may have a trustful long-standing history with your doctor and feel horrified that we suggest such a thing! This isn't a slap in the face for your personal physician but a smart thing for every patient to do.
Set up an appointment with a different surgeon in a different practice and even perhaps in a different town. Take your records with you but also ask for an exam. Ask if the first recommendation is appropriate. Ask for alternative suggestions.
Get a third opinion. You might find the third suggests an even less invasive solution or an alternative treatment to completely avoid surgery.
The key is for you, the patient, to get all the information you can before you agree to surgery. You cannot change your mind once the surgery is done. There are no money back guarantees if the surgery is not the cure for your problem. Be smart. Do your homework.
Read more about getting a second opinion: Give Me A Second.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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